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Laura Petrillo, MD

Physician Investigator


Laura Petrillo, MD is a palliative care physician-investigator in the Division of Palliative Care and Geriatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She completed medical school, internal medicine residency, and a palliative care fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco and a Veterans Affairs Quality Scholars fellowship at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Dr. Petrillo's research focuses on improving palliative and supportive care for adults living with advanced cancer in the precision medicine era. She has received grants from the National Cancer Institute, the American Lung Association, the American Society of Clinical Oncology Conquer Cancer Foundation, and the American Cancer Society. Dr. Petrillo is the Co-Chair of the National Lung Cancer Roundtable Survivorship Task Group and a past chair of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Early Investigator Forum.

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